The Prior Warning Notice has been removed from Velvet Strand Portmarnock following ‘Excellent’ water quality results.
According to Fingal County Council:
“Results received yesterday from sample taken at Velvet Strand, Portmarnock on 21st August, 2020 are as follows: E. coli 120 MPN/100ml and Enterococci 45 cfu/100ml – “Excellent” Bathing Water Quality.
“The Prior Warning Notice at the beach has been removed and this ends this incident notification raised for forecasted heavy rainfall.”
Members of the public can check for water quality at any of the monitored bathing waters in Ireland in advance by accessing the EPA website at www.beaches.ie or by checking the notice board at the entrance to each beach.